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i have 200$ i need to make a good upgrade for Dragon Age 2.

im upgrading my sig rig.

oh yeah i have a 250 GB hd too.
Edited by theamdman - 2/26/11 at 8:33pm
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For starters, grab 4-8GB of RAM.
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Originally Posted by Wesker View Post
For starters, grab 4-8GB of RAM.
last i checked, ddr2 ram was almost $100 for 4 gig.
he needs a cpu, mobo, ram and vid card. unfortunately, he wont find all 4 for under $300

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bah. shows how long ago i looked proved me wrong
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last i checked, ddr2 ram was almost $100 for 4 gig.
he needs a cpu, mobo, ram and vid card. unfortunately, he wont find all 4 for under $300
what's wrong with the vid card?
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what's wrong with the vid card?
You will see if you get a new one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-618-_-Product

throw that in there as well and then marvel at how much better your games look
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Originally Posted by trulsrohk View Post
You will see if you get a new one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-618-_-Product

throw that in there as well and then marvel at how much better your games look
With what money let me say that again 200$ two-hundered-dollars.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by trulsrohk View Post
You will see if you get a new one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-618-_-Product

throw that in there as well and then marvel at how much better your games look
lol. he sure will. i think his board would spit it back out at him. lol
the 210 is the lowest of the low budget cards. it even has a 64-bit memory interface. i wouldnt use it for checking my email
dont get me wrong, its better than your onboard.
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here's what i got.

this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131619

this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231394

and this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103886
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